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 data       graph  M    files  public SST, Aqua MODIS, NPP, 4km, Daytime (11 microns) (8 Day Composite)    ?   F   I   M   background RSS Subscribe NOAA SWFSC ERD erdMH1sstd8day

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgement String NASA GSFC
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL contact String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov/guest_book.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creation_date String 2016-12-02 18:50:37.466829
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov/guest_book.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA PFEG
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.9792
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.97916
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.97918
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.9792
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.9792
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Files downloaded daily from http://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MODIS-Aqua/L3SMI to NOAA SWFSC ERD (erd.data@noaa.gov)
ERD applies the mask, leaving only "good" values, and generates new files.
ERD uses .ncml to add a time dimension.
Direct read of HDF4 file through CDM library
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/infog/MH1_sstMask_las.html
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 4km, 8-day, aqua, center, data, day, daytime, degrees, erd, fisheries, global, image, imaging, L3, level, level-3, mapped, masked, moderate, modis, modisa, national, noaa, npp, ocean, oceans,
Oceans > Ocean Temperature > Sea Surface Temperature,
orbiting, partnership, polar, polar-orbiting, quality, resolution, science, sea, sea_surface_temperature, smi, southwest, spectroradiometer, sst, sstMask, standard, surface, swfsc, temperature, time
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL mask String qual_sst < 0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.97916
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String erd.data@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA NMFS SWFSC ERD
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String http://www.pfeg.noaa.gov (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL rights String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, CoastWatch, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Sensor_Name String HMODISA
attribute NC_GLOBAL source_data String A20163132016320.L3m_8D_SST_sst_4km.nc
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.97918
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String NOAA CoastWatch provides (mask-applied) global, 11km, Level 3, Standard Mapped Image (SMI), 4km, daytime SST data from NASA's Aqua Spacecraft. This is 8-day composite data. Measurements are gathered by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) carried aboard the spacecraft. This is Science Quality data. This is the August 2015 version of this dataset.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2016-11-12T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2003-01-05T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String SST, Aqua MODIS, NPP, 4km, Daytime (11 microns) (8 Day Composite)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.9792
dimension time   double nValues=637, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=7 days 22h 56m 36s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.0417248E9, 1.4789088E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time fraction_digits int 0
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Centered Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   double nValues=4320, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=-0.04166666821023385
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 89.97916, -89.97918
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordsys String geographic
attribute latitude fraction_digits int 5
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude point_spacing String even
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   double nValues=8640, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=0.041666674383609215
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -179.9792, 179.9792
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordsys String geographic
attribute longitude fraction_digits int 4
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude point_spacing String even
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable sst   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute sst _FillValue float -999.0
attribute sst colorBarMaximum double 32.0
attribute sst colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute sst coordsys String geographic
attribute sst ioos_category String Temperature
attribute sst long_name String Masked Daytime Sea Surface Temperature
attribute sst missing_value float -999.0
attribute sst standard_name String sea_surface_temperature
attribute sst units String degree_C

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